Microsoft's State Owned Entity Criteria

An entity should be treated as state owned if 1) it is controlled by the government or 2) it performs a function the controlling government treats as its own. An employee of a state owned entity should be treated as a government official for the purposes of compliance with Microsoft Anti-Corruption Policy.

An entity is government controlled if any one or more of the following factors apply:

An entity performs a function that the controlling government treats as its own if any one or more of the following factors apply: